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Red White and Blueberry Cupcakes Recipe

Lil' Luna
Red, White and Blueberry Cupcakes - the perfect patriotic treat for your next BBQ or picnic!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cupcakes
Calories 407 kcal

Ingredients
  

Cupcake

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup raspberry pie filling
  • 2/3 cup blueberry pie filling
  • red and blue gel paste food coloring optional

Frosting

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp clear piping gel
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions
 

Cupcakes

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees
  • Line cupcake pan with paper liners
  • Blend box of cake mix with the the 4 egg whites (batter will be VERY thick, but should be smooth)
  • Divide the batter into three even portions
  • For the white layer combine the cake batter with ½ cup water and 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • For the red layer thoroughly blend the cake batter with ⅔ cup raspberry pie filling (add red gel paste is you prefer a deeper color)
  • For the blue layer combine the cake batter with ⅔ cup blueberry pie filling (again with blue gel paste if using)
  • In each cupcake liner add a scant 1 Tbsp of the blue batter, followed by a scant 1 Tbsp of white cake batter, finishing with 1 scant Tbsp of the red cake batter
  • Bake cupcakes at 350 degrees for 18 - 20 minutes
  • Allow to cool completely before frosting

Whipped Cream Frosting

  • Whisk cream to soft peaks
  • Whisk in the powdered sugar, piping gel, and vanilla
  • Whisk until you have stiff peaks
  • Gently spoon frosting into a piping bag, and frost cupcakes

Nutrition

Calories: 407kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 3gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 336mgPotassium: 99mgSugar: 31gVitamin A: 585IUVitamin C: 2.9mgCalcium: 125mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Red White and Blueberry Cupcakes
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